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Icon of the event P.A. Day STEAM
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come and let off some STEAM on your PA Day with us! Enjoy various activities featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Please register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5980. For chil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Build a Haunted Castle Workshop
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an afternoon at the library creating your very own spooky palace with boxes, paper rolls, and tissue. Add a touch of cobwebs, spiders, and bats, and showcase your terrifying creation in the library, just in time for Hal...

Icon of the event Graphic Design Basics
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn the fundamentals of graphic design focusing on poster and single page layouts. Each participant will be provided with a digital template as well as a handbook outlining the techniques. Ages 12 years and above. Register ...

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Field Guide
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this printmaking workshop, participants will explore and document the 'wildlife' surrounding Cedarbrae branch. Using cardboard, foam and paint, participants will create and print collograph stamps....

Icon of the event Winter BINGO!
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will enjoy a fun game of Library Winter BINGO and possibly win a prize! Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins Nov. 16th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1, monthly on select Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00pm. Drop in, no registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Water Colour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. All supplies provided.For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or regis...

Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
10:00 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. All Ages welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Tue Sep 26
Thu Sep 28
Icon of the event Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Bring your creativity and we will supply the materials to create holiday-themed paintings. For children 6-12 years old. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins Oct. 25th.